Great Start to New Season


Leicester City Ladies started their new campaign in great style with a 5-1 win at newly promoted Stratford Town.
Although Stratford Town implemented some very physical tactics Leicester City Ladies  stood up to the challenge and football prevailed over gamesmanship on the day.
Leicester City took the lead on twenty minutes when Linda Scott scored from a free kick which was deflected over and beyond the goalkeeper.
Leicester City Ladies  had numerous chances and dominated  possession but  were only one up at the interval.
Early in the second half Leicester City Ladies were caught short by a quick throw and from the cross ball Stratford Town equalised.
Leicester City Ladies responded superbly, and  inside three minutes were ahead again through Kim Walton.
Leicester City Ladies extended their lead with a fine team passing move was finished by Jodie White, this was followed with a another goal from Marshall.
Leicester City Ladies had time for one more, quick thinking by Gemma Ball from a drop ball found H.Rudkin who chipped the ball over the keeper from outside the box to round off a fine display from the away side. Leicester Ladies begin a new campaign with plenty of promise for future matches.
Player of the Match- Jodie White